Before and after tummy tuck illustrations
Learn more about tummy tuck plastic surgery by viewing graphic illustrations of the abdominoplasty cosmetic surgery procedure. You will see how a typical tummy tuck patient might look before surgery, during the abdominoplasty procedure, and after surgery.
In abdominoplasty, an incision is usually made across the pubic area and around the navel. Skin in the shaded area is separated from the abdominal wall.
To tighten the abdominal wall, tummy tuck Manhattan plastic surgeon Dr. Zevon brings loose underlying tissue and muscle together with sutures.
Abdominal skin is drawn downward, and the excess is removed. A small opening is made to bring the navel through.
The post-operative patient shown with resultant scars.
Abdominoplasty illustrations provided by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.